Pokhara—Igniting Your Spirit of Adventure

Phewa Lake. In the background Annapurna summits. Image:Wolfgang Beyer/Wikipedia

A glowing chapter was added to the history of the Himalayas on May 19, 1975, when Junko Tabei became the first woman ever to reach the top of Mount Everest, the highest place on earth. Many more women have climbed Everest since then; however, Junko Tabei is the name that always comes to the forefront when talking about women and mountaineering. Continue reading

From Beijing to Kathmandu: The Ultimate Himalayan Adventure

Our journey started on a spring day in May when we took the plane bound for Beijing. A stopover and a couple of naps later, we were there.

Our visit started in Beijing and turned into the ultimate journey possible in this part of the world – a true Himalayan adventure of monasteries, mountains and spiritual discoveries. Continue reading